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Category :  Photojournalism

Personal theme: Moçambique

Submitted: 7 years 8 months ago

Date: Aug 24, 2010, 12:44:39 AM

File_size: 322.8 KB

Image_size: 394.5 KB

Resolution: 505x800


Comments: 19  ●   Replies: 4
Favorites: 12
Unique Views: 7382

Photo description:

A capulana is a length of cotton fabric, about 2 meters by 1 meter dyed in vibrant colors and with particular patterns and drawings. It can either be used as a wrap-around skirt or become a baby carrier on the back. Sometimes it is used also on the head, like a veil . It is worn in Mozambique and everywhere in southern Africa. Capulana is an important piece of women clothing and used in important occasions and also in everyday life.



Robert Mueller wrote at Aug 24, 2010, 3:41:57 PM

Very good quality Maria! I love the colors and the simplism in your picture! And i am a little jealousy:-))))))


Maria João Arcanjo replied:

eheheheh I love you for what you just said.... ehehehehehehehehe


Manuel Figueiredo wrote at Aug 24, 2010, 3:42:51 PM

Esta luz e a edição estão fabulosas!

Maria João Arcanjo replied:

muito obrigada Manuel


Olavo Azevedo wrote at Aug 24, 2010, 5:54:06 PM

Uma grande, mas muito grande foto com controle absoluto da composição luz e cor


Rui Nogueira wrote at Aug 24, 2010, 8:44:30 PM

Está já tudo dito, um fótão!



Francisco Garrett wrote at Aug 25, 2010, 8:14:12 AM

Ficou EXCELENTE uma vez mais. sinceros parabens


Rui Pires wrote at Aug 25, 2010, 11:26:30 AM

Mais um trabalho da Mestra ! Adoro, como é habitual ! És uma grande fotógrafa :)


Ingz ----- wrote at Aug 25, 2010, 12:18:38 PM

a picture perfect portrait Maria Joao xx


Artur Ferrão wrote at Aug 27, 2010, 12:16:19 AM

O colorido a contrastar com o cinzento do ambiente tem um impacto tremendo.
Maravilha de foto!


H Borges wrote at Aug 27, 2010, 4:26:37 AM

Não consigo parar de olhar, está "hipnótica"!


Brin . wrote at Aug 27, 2010, 3:09:51 PM

Great photo - woderful colours!




Carlos Corredoura wrote at Aug 31, 2010, 9:42:51 PM

Não conhecia ainda esta. Está uma maravilha esta luz e o enquadramento que nos faz perceber de imediato o ambiente de vida da criança.



Paolo Scarano wrote at Mar 12, 2011, 9:00:09 PM

Wonderful capture and treatment




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